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Gerard Butler height: 6ft 1.25in (186 cm)

Scottish Actor best known for roles in memorable movies like 300, Olympus Has Fallen, RocknRolla and Law Abiding Citizen. He had this to say about his height, "I'm 6'2'. Wait! Don't quote me on that. I'd better ask my publicist". Bizarrely Gerry got described as high as 6ft 4 when he first broke into movies.
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Hicham says on 14/Jul/14
I would say 187cm
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Next to Sami Khedira who is listed as 189cm
terra carier says on 13/Jul/14
Butler is bang on the 187 CM mark, period.
afkam99 says on 3/Jul/14
his frame is too small for 6'1-6'2 guy
184.9 on a bad day says on 27/May/14
He wear lifts ? hahaha this shoes looks very huge Click Here

Rodrigo Santoro look the same as Reynaldo Gianechinni(brazilian actor -google on it) who listed 1.86

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And for me, Gerard look the same as Rodrigo so is 1.86 spot on

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Mitch says on 28/Apr/14
Rob, not every celebrity lies about their height. This can be proven by looking at the pics of Butler next to Jackman, and Butler next to Stallone. He's at least 6'1.5" but my honest guess would be anywhere from 6'1.5"- 6'2.5".
[Editor Rob: I am well aware of this, as is seen in a big chunk of the listings which are what the celebrity has said.]
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 25/Apr/14
Yeah, he might. Here he is by Terrell Owens who was measured below 6'3" (Gerard Butler is closer to the camera and has about every single advantage in the photo as well):

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He looks under 6'1" consider the hair. But then here he is with George Clooney who is 5'10.25-5'10.5" in my opinion:

Also is shorter than Morgan Freeman:

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He looks a sudden 6'2" by George Clooney (the footwear is visible, so you can't claim footwear advantage for that one):

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Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 21/Apr/14
However, he does edge out Hugh Jackman whose at least listed as 6'2":

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But he can look shorter than him in other photos.
Seahawksfan 187-188 CM. says on 21/Apr/14
He shorter than 6'1.75" listed Novak Djokovic:

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So I think that this listing is quite accurate and that he's in no way 6'2". Sorry, but we can rule out 188 CM now.
Andrea says on 5/Apr/14
I still can't explain why he looks so similar to Raoul Bova, who could even not be 181! But he generally looks around 6'1 with other guys, don't rule out 184 either for him...
Ace says on 31/Mar/14
looked like a solid 6'2" in 300
Gilipollas says on 23/Mar/14
Amazing the pics with Mel Gibson. After that I give Gerry a 5'11" max
DMoney says on 18/Mar/14
6'1" is top height for the man. A pretty tall bloke.
viapto says on 2/Mar/14
shoulder to shoulder with mark strong 6' 1'' and toby kebell 6' 1'' Click Here
Anon says on 28/Feb/14
same height as brosnan in shattered 2007.

I watched the trailer for shattered. At the end, they are face to face.
To me, Brosnan edges out Butler by an inch...
carl199cm says on 8/Feb/14
same height as brosnan in shattered 2007.
PT says on 24/Jan/14
I was on set with him for Chasing Mavericks, I'm 6' and he seemed a good 2-3 inches taller than me. So 6' 2-3" would be about right.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 10/Jan/14
Do you think Mark Strong might be the full 6ft2 then, Rob?

He edged out Butler by a couple of centimetres in RocknRolla.
Moin RJ says on 9/Jan/14
He looks 6'2 - 6'3.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 8/Jan/14
Rob, I might've asked this ages ago but would you say it's safe to assume that he'd be 6ft2 early morning?
[Editor Rob: I think that's a pretty reasonable assumption.]
jordydecke says on 7/Jan/14
Looks a bit shorter in "Olympus has fallen", more like a 5'11.75 or 6'0 guy. Looks a lot thinner in this film too and I think it suits him more.
berta says on 2/Jan/14
the same height as bradley cooper when cooper has mutch more heels. 186 sounds right
Sam says on 18/Dec/13
Being nose-to-nose with Bradley Cooper proved Butler's 6'2" claims are erroneous. Butler is a guy who can seem bigger on screen than he does in photos. In Rock-n-Rolla, he's a bit shorter than Mark Strong and (more so) Idris Elba.
johnmcc says on 17/Dec/13
Saw a photo of him with my 6'2 Uncle in Paisley and he looked an inch smaller so maybe 185cm evening but this is also good.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 27/Nov/13
The current 186cm listing is spot on. Around the same as Brosnan
SGR says on 22/Nov/13
For me he's 181 cm MAX

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cole says on 19/Nov/13
Eckhart seems more like a 178 cm guy to me the more I see him (think Rob also mentioned he could look it next to Yvonne Strahovski). Gerard is closer to the camera in that shot Arch Stanton posted as well. I'd go with 185-186 cm range for Butler, and 178-179 cm for Eckhart.
Hypado says on 13/Nov/13
188 / 6'2
Mathew says on 6/Nov/13
vtec says on 28/Sep/13
what do u guys think? with rg3.

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I remember tons of analysts/scouts who had seen him in person being surprised at the NFL combine that RG3 measured as high as 6'2 3/8". It was probably a first thing in the morning measurement. Butler appears to be at most .5" shorter in that photo.
Voiceless Dental Fricative says on 4/Nov/13
He looks 6'2 with Eckhart.
Lo sgozzatore says on 3/Nov/13
Yeah, Arch he easily looks around 6'1 with Aaron but remember those pictures with Raoul Bova, who is around 180-181. The same Bova actually struggled to look 5'11 with the footballer Luca Toni, who claimed 193 in an interview. Butler really doesnt look over 183-184 with him, they actually look about the same (Bova has some footwear advantage) but i'm givin him the benefit of doubt. Maybe he's 184?
Arch Stanton says on 30/Oct/13
All the people saying he's max 6 ft check out Click Here with 5'10.75" listed Aaron Eckhart!!
screwylouie77 says on 26/Oct/13
There's a photo of him with Adrien Brody on the base and it looks like GB has a couple/few inches on AB, certainly more than 1.25" between them (you have Brody at 6'0" and Butler at 6'1.25"). So one of these heights is off by a little.
afka says on 4/Oct/13
I changed the my quastion.he is probably 183-184 cm.he look tall and big
vtec says on 28/Sep/13
what do u guys think? with rg3.

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afka says on 27/Sep/13
He is min 6'1.max 6'2 but ı think he is 187 cm
The Thinker says on 18/Sep/13
There are pictures of him with Bruce Willis, Pierce Brosnan, Bradley Cooper, Chris Gayle, etc... Most of these pics support the fact that Gerard Butler is 183-184cm max!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 9/Sep/13
Looks 186-187cm with good posture.
Mark Strong could be 188cm though.
Balrog says on 5/Sep/13
I think 183-185 is a better range, I thought he was shorter but next to Eckhart he does looks close to 6'1" but can't see him that tall when he is so close in height with Bradley Cooper (maybe lifts on Bradley) and next to Bouva he's no way near to 6'1".
Jack says on 27/Aug/13
Rob next to Mark Strong he looks about 6'1'5" range. Is 187 cm possible for him?
[Editor Rob: I think 186 is still a good shout for him...]
The Thinker says on 24/Aug/13
Here are a couple of pics with Gerard and West Indian Cricketer Chris Gayle... Now Gayle is officially billed at 188cm (6'2"). Looking at these pics makes me doubt even a sincere 6'0.5" billing for Gerard. Have a peek...

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(Can a supposed 6'1" man look like that next to a 6"2" man?)

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I think Gerard Butler is a strong 5'11.75" - 6' max!...
Balrog says on 20/Aug/13
He can't be this tall. Look at him with solid 5'9" Hardy, with Bouva and this guy was barely taller (if that) than Bradley Cooper. He's under 6'1". Solid 184cm I think.
Alex says on 19/Aug/13
Good listing Click Here
cole says on 31/Jul/13
Still think 6'1 is good for him.
MarcusTheSwede says on 14/Jul/13
Im in this moment looking at a Movie Gerard Butler and Jennifer Aniston.
There is no way in h Gerard Butler is taller then 184 185cm maximum for him.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 14/Jul/13
Rob, do you still think Butler is 186cm?
[Editor Rob: standing tall I think he can look it]
Silent d says on 10/Jul/13
6 foot 1.
Jake T. says on 4/Jul/13
Gerard was a little taller than 6'0 Adrien Brody in a photo they took in late 2010, I think Butler looks a strong 6'1 and he did look it next to Eckhart also.
kevin says on 25/Jun/13
im from germany and lanz is officially 184cm but could be a little under that like 181-182cm and butler looked a bit taller than him so 185cm is still realistic for him
Len says on 23/Jun/13
Consistently looks 6'0" to 6'1". Tall, but not very tall.
cole says on 18/Jun/13
I don't see over 185 cm for Gerard, even 184 cm I could buy.
c-mo says on 18/Jun/13
could be 184cm imo
Tempest says on 14/Jun/13
Here's a video of Edbassmaster with Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart. Edbassmaster has a video with Chris Daughtry where they stand right next to each other and they both look the exact same height. Daughtry's listed at 5'8", which is what I've always thought Edbassmaster looked. Click Here
Jake Nguyen says on 14/Jun/13
He's definitely less than 6'1" (186cm)
If you ever watch Butterfly on Wheel, Pierce Brosnan is taller than Gerald while Pierce is 6'1"
HeightMan says on 8/Jun/13
I am seeing him on German TV right now. Officially the host of the show (Markus Lanz) is 1.81m, Butler looks a little bit taller but no way 1.88m.
Balrog says on 31/May/13
Next to Eckhart he does appear close to 6'1''.
Jake: 1.83 m- 1.85 m says on 30/May/13
6ft 1in flat is spot on. 6ft 2in in dress shoes.
me says on 24/May/13
Gerry & his friend, and fellow Scotsman, Craig Ferguson appear together often, and Craig is always noticeably taller. On this site, you bill Craig as 6'1.5"...

If you're right about Craig, Gerry is no more than 6'0.
penguinboy25 says on 19/May/13
This must be the out of bed measurement. I have him around 184-185 IMO.
jflynn says on 9/May/13
Have met the man three times- 6'2 for sure. Very tall.
kevin says on 26/Apr/13
friend of mine whose 190cm met him said he was clearly taller than him and that hes about 6ft1in, so 185-186 fit him good.
Jax briggs says on 24/Apr/13
Linebacker's right in 300 he looked 186cm but in gamer looked 6 2'-6 3'
Linebacker28 says on 20/Apr/13
He's rangy. Can look anything from a flat 6' to a near 6'2". I'd put the money on 185cm, personally. Looked that against Walker in Timeline, and for the most part in RocknRolla.
Dmeyer says on 16/Apr/13
Looked a solid 6cm taller than 5'10.75 eckart , 6'1.25 seems Right
184 says on 14/Apr/13
looks 184cm tops
BRUTAL says on 5/Apr/13
Looks 6ft-6ft 1 to me. Most actors add an inch to their listed height.
T.Dave says on 5/Apr/13
Why 61.25in rob ?? hes definitely 61 or 185cm max
lenad is sexy says on 2/Apr/13
6'1 max
Silent d says on 5/Mar/13
Solid 6 footer.
Anon says on 28/Feb/13
Rob, consider a downgrade? These pictures with Mel Gibson are quite revealing, I think 6ft 0.75in (184 cm) is more his range.

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jay says on 25/Feb/13
before bed? what does this mean?
James says on 22/Feb/13
6'0.75 before bed
you says on 22/Feb/13
I think anything below 6'.5" is unfair, since in this video he appears to have at least an inch over Craig Ferguson. I don't think he could boost himself from 5'11", as some are claiming his height might be, to over 6'2" to loom over Craig without wearing some ridiculous looking shoes. Click Here
Josh says on 14/Feb/13
6'0.5 the most
Balrog says on 9/Feb/13
182-184 is more his range.
Silent d says on 7/Feb/13
6 foot.
Lo sgozzatore says on 5/Feb/13
I said it Silent d :)
The 6'2 claim is outrageous... He looks about the same with Raoul Bova, let's say a bit taller just because he has shoe disadvantage... And Bova did neither look 5'11 with footballer Luca Toni, who has claimed 193! No way this guy is 6'1.25 but again he's more "important" and famous than other stars on here, so he probably deserves at least one inch as a gift!
Silent d says on 4/Feb/13
That photo with mel gibson makes him look 180cm and mel is wearing sandals. No lifts. He is also wearing thin trainers. This is shocking. Maybe gerard butler is not that tall after all. I am saying he's 6 foot flat now after those shocking mel gibson photos.
kevin says on 4/Feb/13
if cooper is 183-184cm than i would guess butler as 184-185cm cause to me he does look a bit taller.
Arch Stanton says on 3/Feb/13
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Rob, you mentioned 184 he can look at lowest. How tall do you think he looks here next to Mel Gibson. Surprises me, I only see 6' tops here.
[Editor Rob: he can vary in those sets of photos from 2 to 4 inches from what I saw]
Stoo says on 3/Feb/13
Pictures of him with Mel Gibson both wearing flat footwear....if Gibson is 5"9 Butler is only 5"10
Lo sgozzatore says on 2/Feb/13
Silent, trust me he's not "at least 6'1"... Have you seen the pics with Raoul Bova or even with Bradley Cooper, who's just a 6' range guy? I'd say he's 6' range too...
Arch Stanton says on 1/Feb/13
From what I've seen he seems around 6'1".
Arch Stanton says on 1/Feb/13
He looks close in height to 6'2" Chris Cornell Jake, he can look 6'1.5".
Silent d says on 1/Feb/13
Suspicious footwear. I know gerard butler is at least 6 foot 1 and bradley is a known lift wearer. 186cm.
Sam says on 15/Jan/13
Rob, Butler and Bradley Cooper seem to be around the same height. The only ones where Butler looks taller is where he is closer to the camera or standing straighter. In some of the shots Cooper even seems to have a hair over Butler. I think Butler is under 6'1". Downgrade time yet?
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Jake: 1.83 m- 1.85 m says on 11/Jan/13
Yep, to me he's no more than a 6ft 0.75 - 6ft 1 range guy. 185 cm and not taller.
Hew says on 10/Jan/13
With 5'11 max Ralph Fiennes: Click Here
With 5'9.5 McGregor, 5'8 DeNiro and 6ft Adrien Brody: Click Here
With 5'11.25 Raoul Bova: Click Here

Actually I'm doubting he's even 6'1 now. I've seen him a lot lately and sometimes he even seems as low as 6ft flat. Sure about the 6'1.25 Rob?
[Editor Rob: of course he can look a range, 184-186 is what I'd say he generally can look.]
lulo says on 6/Jan/13
Always thought he was like 6'3'' I think I read that somewhere, suprised when I now realise he's around 6'1''
Lo sgozzatore says on 28/Dec/12
In fact, 187 is crazy for him! I doubt he hits that mark even out of bed...
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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 25/Dec/12
187cm is possible. Same height as Brosnan
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Tell that to 181 Raoul Bova, who looked "barely" shorter than him.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 25/Dec/12
187cm is possible. Same height as Brosnan
balrog says on 25/Dec/12
Butler was same height that Bradley Cooper. Can't see him over 6'1''
Jake: 1.83 m- 1.85 m says on 22/Dec/12
I really think he's 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) flat.
Pk says on 18/Dec/12
He is at least 6'1. I have a female model friend that is 5'9 and is the 2nd person from the right in this picture. Assuming she has 3in. heels, then Gerard is 6'2 in dress shoes. I'm not sure if this will load because it's a facebook picture.Click Here
Mark E Smith says on 16/Dec/12
Sorry third reason, he is clearly shorter than Jonathan Ross (who may have been 6 1 when younger but at 50 and overweight must have lost height - likely height now say 6).

Also lots of sightings in Glasgow have Gerard him as average - tall rather than tall.

Guess he is 5'11 - 5 11.5.

6'1.5 is outlandish. Also behave over the physique, in Sparta 300 it's mostly CG.
Mark E Smith says on 15/Dec/12
Come on, this site is meant to cut through the fiction. 6ft 1.25in is nonsense for Butler. Three reasons:

lots of Pics with Henrik Larson and Butler at best 2 inches taller. Larson is 5ft 9in tops. Met H in Glasgow, very nice guy but I was surprised how short he was.

Also recall a pic of Butler in petrol filling station standing beside a range rover sport (height 5ft 11.5) and Butler was (you guessed it)standing upright shorter than the roof.
Conti says on 4/Dec/12
I would definitely say 5'11 barefoot,and in shoes 6'1.
James says on 17/Nov/12
6'4 is bizzare for Gerald. He's still tall though at 185cm.
Lo sgozzatore says on 12/Nov/12
Rob, i dont know if you're aware but there some photos out there of Butler with Lena Headley, that you met! Well, he is standing pretty straight, she has bad posture and she's wearing slippers (so he also has footwear advantage)... He really doesnt look more than a good 6' next to her (with all these advantages). Maybe it is worth to downgrade him to 6'1 (even if he likely is shorter than that, he's also very similar to Cooper who's nothing over 6'0.25-6'.5)
[Editor Rob: a flat 6ft 1 might be ok]
Lo sgozzatore says on 4/Nov/12
Rob, you want pics? He looks similar to bova who isnt over 181 and isnt taller than cooper, who could easily be 6'!
[Editor Rob: butler for sure can sometimes only look 6 foot range, but I think that's more standing loose. He has less footwear with bova, at least give him that half inch back ;)]
Lo sgozzatore says on 3/Nov/12
I looked more about Bova and he really doesnt look over 180-181 (see the recent pics with Gassman). Butler looks very similar to Bova... There are also some pics of Butler with Bradley Cooper. Butler really doesnt look taller than Cooper, in many pics he even looks shorter. Now we know that Cooper could be 6', so Butler maybe needs a downgrade, Rob?
balrog says on 18/Oct/12
He's 6'0.5'' because he is same height that Bradley Cooper.
c-mo says on 8/Oct/12
he always looks 184-185cm to me (on screen)

anybody agree ?
Jake: 1.82 m-- 1.83 m-- 1.84 m says on 14/Sep/12
He's around perfect height, in my opinion of course. Around 1.86 m -- 1.90 m is ideal.
ANDREA[ITA] says on 26/Aug/12
Rob, i remember a photo on the pitch (so they had same footwear) of Bova and Luca Toni, who claimed to be 193 (and he looks all of it)... Toni looked at least 5-5.5 inches taller (if im not wrong i showed you that pic and you confirmed that)... I dont think he looks 6', as you say! Anyway, i'll try to see more stuff about him ;)
ANDREA[ITA] says on 25/Aug/12
Rob, could u please explain how he looks no taller than raoul nova? There are many pics on the net and they look similar, sometimes butler looks even shorter!
[Editor Rob: maybe bova is near the 6 foot mar]
BigT says on 4/Aug/12
The .25" should be dropped.
truth says on 17/Jun/12
6ft1 on the dot. 3cm lower than his 188cm claim.
Anastacia says on 12/Feb/12
I'm 5'10 and my husband is nearly 6'1. Gerard was at our hotel in Brazil during Carnival a few years back......he is absolutely 6'1. (6'2 w/ shoes on)
henry says on 8/Feb/12
he look 6'1.5 next ellen.5'11.5 or 6 ft realy too low for him.

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ramiz says on 31/Jan/12
he look pretty tall in law abiding citizen.nearly 6'2
I think 200-220 lbs before weakness.now 170 ıbs. good physical(before weakness)

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? says on 30/Jan/12
he looks taller than bradley cooper whats wrong with u Voiceless dental fricative
Haze says on 23/Jan/12
Voiceless.... They are virtually the same height in that picture. And look at Coopers shoes. Your joking right?
ANDREA[ITA] says on 22/Jan/12
Rob, how do you explain that he looks at the same height of Raoul Bova in every pics of them? Trust me, Raoul Bova isnt over 180. 181 is already generous in my opinion. But they look the same.
ramiz says on 22/Jan/12
he look usualy very strong 6'1.5 but sometimes look only 5'11.he has a weird shape

his weight 75-80 kg now ı think.if body ratio %7
Voiceless Dental Fricative says on 21/Jan/12
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He's looking shorter than Bradley Cooper (listed at 6'1.0)

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